President Trump just released his Presidential Budget Request for FY 2019, which again calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities, which supports humanistic linguistic research and the Documenting Endangered Languages Program (in partnership with the NSF).


The LSA is pleased to share the news about a leadership transition at our long-standing sister society, The


The LSA has just learned that Shana Poplack, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Ottawa, has just been awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Literature from University College Dublin.


The LSA is pleased to report that the Esther Martinez Native American Preservation Act was passed in the Senate on November 29, 2017, and referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce the following day, November 30th.


The LSA is delighted to announce the winner of the Best Paper in Language 2017 Award.


Coming Soon! Most recent updates on FY18 and FY17 continuing resolutions...


Congratulations to linguists Jessie Little Doe Baird and Tom McCoy, whose achievements have each been recognized by Yale University.


The LSA is pleased to sponsor the North American Computational Linguistics Olympiad (NACLO), an annual event that brings together high school students to compete in solving problems in language analysis drawn from languages around the world.


Read more about the latest linguistics research spanning the entire field, including a news release [pdf] about the "Hazards of English Spelling" which highlights an article on 


This morning, President Trump released a budget blueprint that calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities, including funds for the Documenting Endangered Languages program, which is jointly funded by the NSF.


This post was republished and archived on June 28, 2017.


In late 2014, four United States Senators and four Members of Congress requested from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences a study to examine the country’s current capacity in languages and language study.


The following letter was sent to the entire LSA membership as an e-mail in February 2017.


The LSA’s Representative to the AAAS Science & Human Rights Coalition, Michel DeGraff, published a report on Haiti's "linguistic apartheid" as a violation of children's rights earlier today via OpenDemocracy.net.


The Hill newspaper is reporting that the Trump Administration's budget blueprint will call for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), a significant source of federal


The LSA issued the following news release [pdf] in advance of the online publication of Language.


The LSA issued this News Release to highlight the latest research published in the most recent issue of its flagship journal, Language.

The Versatility of Pronouns and Shifting Identity